M. Porter, Senior Executive, Master of Art, San Jose
Answered Mar 11, 2019
Nickelback was one of the most popular bands of the 2000s. it was so popular that Nickelback songs are heard even to this day. However, as the band had an early 2000 taste, the changing generation failed to appreciate the music. It was popular and still is among many of the older fans.
This is why I don’t think that Nickelback became a joke. In fact, it is one of the most respected bands of the 2000 era. Yes, the young fans have only heard of the name and not witnessed the band in its full glory. This is because, Nickelback didn’t continue to make music that was welcomed as in its earlier days.
I do not think Nickelback is becoming a joke to all music fans. There may be some music fans who think that Nickelback is a joke, but they may be people who were never fans of that musical genre to begin with, or they may be younger fans that were not around when Nickelback was really popular.
Nickelback was really popular in the early 2000's. It often happens that when a band becomes really popular, they also become the target of haters, or people who want to see them fail.